Big Brother housemates revealed ahead of Monday launch

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    Big Brother has given fans a first glimpse at its forthcoming crop of contestants with  an outspoken reality star, stripper, beauty queen, ambitious single mother and a married couple entering the Hertfordshire compound on Monday evening.

    The long-running show will air from 8:30pm on Channel 5, and the first six housemates revealed include a number of familiar faces. 

    Leading the way is Ex On The Beach star Kayleigh Morris, who was joined by Lotan Carter – the Dreamboy nephew of Louis Spence, alongside husband and wife Imran Javeed and Sukhvinder Javeed and sister act Hannah Agboola and Deborah Agboola.

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    MEET THE BB 2017 HOUSEMATES  

    KAYLEIGH MORRIS 

    KAYLEIGH MORRIS 

    AGE: 28

    OCCUPATION: Clothing concession manager 

    BEST QUOTE: ‘I don’t think before I say it’

    HANNAH AGBOOLA

    HANNAH AGBOOLA

    HANNAH AGBOOLA

    AGE: 23

    OCCUPATION: Make-up Store Host

    BEST QUOTE: ‘I want to inspire the youth of today’s UK-born-Nigerians’ 

    IMRAN JAVEED

    IMRAN JAVEED

    IMRAN JAVEED

     AGE: 39

    OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur

    BEST QUOTE: ‘I want to be an example to the next generation’

    LOTAN CARTER 

    LOTAN CARTER 

    LOTAN CARTER 

     AGE: 28

    OCCUPATION: Stripper

    BEST QUOTE: ‘People think I’m arrogant because of my good looks but I’m cheeky and charming’

    DEBORA AGBOOLA

    DEBORA AGBOOLA

    DEBORA AGBOOLA

     AGE: 25

    OCCUPATION: Digital Analyst

    BEST QUOTE: ‘I want to show the world single mums can be successful’

    SUKHVINDER JAVEED

    SUKHVINDER JAVEED

    SUKHVINDER JAVEED

     AGE: 38 

    OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur

     BEST QUOTE: ‘My bluntness is my best personality trait’

    As ever, producers have selected a bevy of characters of all ages and careers in a bid to make an explosive season for the next few months. 

    This year’s show will be extremely topical as they air scenes will be inspired by the June 8 election, with the stars of the show campaigning to stay in the house.

    Leading the way is Kayleigh, who soared to fame in the second season of Ex On he Beach in 2015 before making a return in last year’s all star fifth season. 

    Coming soon: Former Ex On The Beach star Kayleigh Morris will feature on the forthcoming series of Big Brother when it airs on Channel 5 from Monday evening

    Out for trouble? Leading the way is Kayleigh, who soared to fame in the second season of Ex On The Beach in 2015 before making a return in last year's all star fifth season

    Out for trouble? Leading the way is Kayleigh, who soared to fame in the second season of Ex On The Beach in 2015 before making a return in last year's all star fifth season

    Out for trouble? Leading the way is Kayleigh, who soared to fame in the second season of Ex On The Beach in 2015 before making a return in last year’s all star fifth season

    The 28-year-old clothing concession manager moved to London from her native Port Talbot to find work without the help and support of her loved ones.

    Having become embroiled in a series of brawls during her stint in EOTB, including a well-publicised feud with Charlotte Crosby, Kayleigh admits she struggles to contain herself: ‘I don’t think before I say it’.

    The brawls in Ex On The Beach saw Jemma Lucy and Kayleigh separated by security due to the epic nature of their fights which put other housemates at risk.  

    Atop her on-screen rows, Kayleigh’s on-screen romances have been equally prolific after enjoying a series of romps – including a bevy of steamy moments with former BB housemate Chloe Khan’s ex-boyfriend Ashley Cain.

    Of her decision to head into Big Brother, she revealed: ‘You will be put in an environment where you will either sink or swim with lots of different personalities.’ 

    No romps here! Kayleigh's saucy antics will no doubt be off the table as she is loved up with beau Conrad Williams

    No romps here! Kayleigh's saucy antics will no doubt be off the table as she is loved up with beau Conrad Williams

    No romps here! Kayleigh’s saucy antics will no doubt be off the table as she is loved up with beau Conrad Williams

    Sizzling: Having become embroiled in a series of brawls during her stint in EOTB, including a well-publicised feud with Charlotte Crosby, Kayleigh admits she struggles to contain herself: 'I don’t think before I say it’

    Sizzling: Having become embroiled in a series of brawls during her stint in EOTB, including a well-publicised feud with Charlotte Crosby, Kayleigh admits she struggles to contain herself: 'I don’t think before I say it’

    Sizzling: Having become embroiled in a series of brawls during her stint in EOTB, including a well-publicised feud with Charlotte Crosby, Kayleigh admits she struggles to contain herself: ‘I don’t think before I say it’

    Joining Kayleigh is Dreamboys dancer Lotan Carter, who hopes to ‘break the stereotype’ surrounding male strippers when he enters the house. 

    The 28-year old’s uncle is popular TV personality Louie Spence, with whom he once featured on reality show Pineapple Dance Studios. 

    The Essex boy admits people often think he’s arrogant because of his good looks but he admits he is then considered ‘cheeky and charming’.

    Hunk: Joining Kayleigh is Dreamboys dancer Lotan Carter, the nephew of popular TV personality Louie Spence

    Hunk: Joining Kayleigh is Dreamboys dancer Lotan Carter, the nephew of popular TV personality Louie Spence

    Hunk: Joining Kayleigh is Dreamboys dancer Lotan Carter, the nephew of popular TV personality Louie Spence

    His reasoning behind the Big Brother appearance was: ‘I want to lay it all bare and put myself through the test in this unique and intense experience.’

    As a male stripper, he is naturally proud of his body yet four years ago his ex-girlfriend revealed just how precious he treats his privates, as Tanya Bailey revealed he had insured his penis for an eye-watering £12million. 

    She explained that he stated: ‘Listen babe – one of the lads at work had an accident. A fan grabbed his tackle a bit too hard and he’s had to take two weeks off work. We’ve had to take out insurance on our members. Now my willy’s worth £12m!’

    Saucy! As a male stripper, he is naturally proud of his body yet four years ago his ex-girlfriend revealed just how precious he treats his privates, as Tanya Bailey revealed he had insured his penis for an eye-watering £12million

    Saucy! As a male stripper, he is naturally proud of his body yet four years ago his ex-girlfriend revealed just how precious he treats his privates, as Tanya Bailey revealed he had insured his penis for an eye-watering £12million

    Saucy! As a male stripper, he is naturally proud of his body yet four years ago his ex-girlfriend revealed just how precious he treats his privates, as Tanya Bailey revealed he had insured his penis for an eye-watering £12million

    Cheeky! The 28-year old's uncle is popular TV personality Louie Spence, with whom he once featured on reality show Pineapple Dance Studios

    Cheeky! The 28-year old's uncle is popular TV personality Louie Spence, with whom he once featured on reality show Pineapple Dance Studios

    Cheeky! The 28-year old’s uncle is popular TV personality Louie Spence, with whom he once featured on reality show Pineapple Dance Studios

    Sisters Hannah Agboola, 23, and Deborah Agboola, 25 come as a pair into the house, with the stunning duo headed in while hoping to influence fans on the outside. 

    Deborah revealed her plans to live by her mother’s motto in the house: ‘If you want the sweetest banana you have to climb the highest tree’. She warned viewers that her and her sister often lock horns in ‘battles’.  

    Of her decision to enter BB, she said: ‘I want to show the world single mums can be ambitious, successful and don’t have to shy away and be locked up in our houses.’

    Here come the girls: Sisters Hannah Agboola and Deborah Agbool (left-right) are yet another pair headed into the house as two

    Here come the girls: Sisters Hannah Agboola and Deborah Agbool (left-right) are yet another pair headed into the house as two

    Here come the girls: Sisters Hannah Agboola and Deborah Agbool (left-right) are yet another pair headed into the house as two

    Heading in: Deborah, 25, revealed her plans to live by her mother's motto in the house: 'If you want the sweetest banana you have to climb the highest tree'. She warned viewers that her and her sister often lock horns in 'battles'

    Heading in: Deborah, 25, revealed her plans to live by her mother's motto in the house: 'If you want the sweetest banana you have to climb the highest tree'. She warned viewers that her and her sister often lock horns in 'battles'

    Heading in: Deborah, 25, revealed her plans to live by her mother’s motto in the house: ‘If you want the sweetest banana you have to climb the highest tree’. She warned viewers that her and her sister often lock horns in ‘battles’

    Hannah is bringing glamour into the house as the reigning Miss Nigeria UK, as she delivers plans to ‘inspire the youth of today’s UK-born-Nigerians to embrace their culture’.

    The stunner revealed she plans to use her influence to steer youths away from crime and gangs while also exhibiting her family and friendship values. 

    Of heading into the Big Brother house, she said: ‘I want to do Big Brother because I want to do something I have never done before, it’s a unique experience. I want to be challenged as a person. I want to do something outside of the box.’

    Posing up a storm: The stunners prepared for their entrance into the house by posing in seriously skimpy ensembles

    Posing up a storm: The stunners prepared for their entrance into the house by posing in seriously skimpy ensembles

    Posing up a storm: The stunners prepared for their entrance into the house by posing in seriously skimpy ensembles

    Glowing: Hannah, 23, is bringing glamour into the house as the reigning Miss Nigeria UK, as she delivers plans to ‘inspire the youth of today's UK-born-Nigerians to embrace their culture’

    Glowing: Hannah, 23, is bringing glamour into the house as the reigning Miss Nigeria UK, as she delivers plans to ‘inspire the youth of today's UK-born-Nigerians to embrace their culture’

    Glowing: Hannah, 23, is bringing glamour into the house as the reigning Miss Nigeria UK, as she delivers plans to ‘inspire the youth of today’s UK-born-Nigerians to embrace their culture’

    Joining only a handful of people before them to enter as a couple, including Lisa Appleton and Mario Marconi and Spencer and Heidi Pratt, Imran Javeed and Sukhvinder Javeed are headed in as one.

    Sukhvinder, 38, is an entrepreneur from Leeds was raised in a Sikh family before marrying Imran in a Muslim ceremony aged just 17. 

    No doubt bringing some flavour into the house, the contestant professed her bluntness is the best element of her personality and her impatience the worst. 

    Of heading into the house, she said: ‘I want to meet the world and I want the world to meet me too! Life is an amazing gift and if you aren’t on TV then who are you?’ 

    Happy couple: Husband and wife Imran Javeed and Sukhvinder Javeed are set for the house, as one of few couples who have entered the house as a pair

    Happy couple: Husband and wife Imran Javeed and Sukhvinder Javeed are set for the house, as one of few couples who have entered the house as a pair

    Happy couple: Husband and wife Imran Javeed and Sukhvinder Javeed are set for the house, as one of few couples who have entered the house as a pair

    Hot on her heels is husband Imran, 39, who was raised in a strict Muslim family and met Sukhvinder at the age of eight in school. 

    He revealed their relationship was frowned upon and they would meet in private. 

    Determined to show the UK what a ‘Modern Muslim’ is right. He explained: ‘I want to show my children how to be a good person. 

    ‘I want to be an example to the next generation as well and let them know it’s not all about social media.’

    Big Brother: Live Launch, Monday 5th June at 8.30pm on Channel 5 

    Off we go! Joining only a handful of people before them to enter as a couple, including Lisa Appleton and Mario Marconi and Spencer and Heidi Pratt, Imran Javeed and Sukhvinder Javeed are headed in as one

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